We support the growth of affordable housing in Wisconsin and across the country by helping community leaders plan effective affordable housing projects based on a community’s specific needs.We can help your community
We develop homes to sell and rent, at a price families can afford. We’re dedicated to providing safe and healthy homes in neighborhoods across the state.
We unite business, non-profit, and government leaders to create safe, affordable homes for Wisconsin families. Access to affordable housing is important to developing a steady workforce, vibrant neighborhoods and communities, and a prosperous economy. As a result, we seek to expand affordable housing in Wisconsin and beyond to make life better for all of us, one affordable home at a time.
We assist local communities with every aspect of housing development, finance and management. We provide development consulting to nonprofit and for-profit developers.
With 20 years of experience we know the housing development process from start to finish. We work with community-based nonprofit corporations, for-profit developers, local governments and the private sector to make projects happen.
We design and manage housing financing programs. Our work on expanding home ownership opportunities is part of our mission to expand the housing choices available to lower-income housing consumers and revitalize neighborhoods.
According to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, over 77,000 low income households in Wisconsin received federal rental assistance totaling $422,000. This is money paid to landlords on behalf of tenants and it limits their housing costs to 30 percent of their income. This means that they can better afford all the other things–like […]Read More
In order to afford a modest, two-bedroom apartment at Fair Market Rent in Wisconsin, renters need to earn $15.92 per hour. In Madison, this number is higher—renters need to earn $18 per hour to affordable a modest, two-bedroom apartment. Housing wages for each community in Wisconsin were revealed in a national report released today. The […]Read More
The number of households renting in the U.S. has increased by 9 million since 2005–to a total of 43 million households. During the same period, only 8.2 million rental units were added–so supply of housing is less than demand–which means rents are going up. As a result, 21.3 millions households pay more than 30 percent […]Read More
WPHD is a member of the National Low Income Housing Coalition. NLIHC is an advocacy group that seeks reforms so that the lowest income individuals and families have access to affordable housing. They produce data and information that is used all over the United States to advocate for affordable housing. For example, they do a […]Read More